[Python-3000] Transitional GC?

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Mon Sep 25 11:57:10 CEST 2006

Talin <talin at acm.org> writes:

> I wonder if there is a way to create an API for extension modules that 
> would allow a gradual phase-out of reference counting, towards a 'pure' GC.

I believe this is possible when C code doesn't access addresses of
Python objects directly, but via handles.


See "Minor" link there, and the whole SRFI-50 discussion about
FFI styles.

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